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4 of My Proudest Memories of Being a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

This month I transitioned into a new role with a non-profit organization called Leadership Network. In another post, when I understand it more myself, I plan to share more about what I will be doing. In short, we support pastors and the church.

The Habits Of A Disciplined Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series Becoming a disciplined leader takes hard work. You have to discipline (duh!) yourself and break yourself of the bad habits you’ve created. You’re going to have to create new habits. The habits of a disciplined leader. Photo by Saffu. Are you ready?

How to Be a Responsible “Idea Guy”

Nathan Magnuson

Are you an idea person? Do you find yourself coming up with new business ideas, branding concepts or process improvements? Does careful project management sometimes stifle your creativity? Do people ever give you that look that implies you ought to focus on the task at hand instead of daydreaming?

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Getting Beyond Small Talk

Kevin Eikenberry

Advice for having more meaningful conversations with your team, or anyone else I your life. The post Getting Beyond Small Talk appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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Beyond Self Awareness: Leadership’s Next Frontier

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Glain Roberts-McCabe: This year, I published my first book. When I was trying to think of a book title, I reached out to our community of ambitious leaders for advice.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Uncle Drew

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article The new basketball comedy movie Uncle Drew tells the story of Dax (Lil Rel Howery) and his dreams of having a winning team in the Rucker Classic street basketball tournament. The Rucker Classic takes place in Harlem and the competition is fierce.

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What Is the Role of Leaders in Emerging Technology?

Leading Blog

O N JUNE 9th last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s 2017 commencement address. He zeroed in on the distinction between technology and what it means to be human.

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What's Your Leadership B Side?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Suzanne Vickberg and Kim Christfort: Some of you will remember the days when listening to music didn't mean streaming it on your phone but instead putting on a record.

What Independence Means to You as a Leader

Kevin Eikenberry

As this releases on July 3rd, people in the U.S. might be thinking about freedom as we prepare to celebrate Independence Day. But independence doesn’t only apply in early July. Leaders can and should be thinking about independence and what it means in their teams and at work.

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Why Bother Speaking Up? It Won’t Help (and other Destructive Thinking)

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever heard yourself saying those words? “Why bother speaking up, it won’t do any good?” ” Or “I’ve tried speaking up in the past, and no one cared.” ” Or “Speaking up isn’t valued around here, I’ll just keep my head down […]. The post Why Bother Speaking Up? It Won’t Help (and other Destructive Thinking) appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well

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Becoming A Disciplined Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series As a leader, you have a certain set of standard for those you lead. Those standards basically revolve around your followers being disciplined. My question to you: Are you a disciplined leader? Photo by Irina Kostenich. For some, this question may sting.

Dear Dan: Help People Who Work for a Control Freak

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, How do we help people who work for, or are recovering from working for, a control freak? Many of our leaders have controlling impulses, which has helped them get to their… Continue reading → Managing Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

The Power of Asking Questions: 7 Ways Questions are More Powerful Than Answers

RapidStart Leadership

How can asking questions be more powerful than answering them? In the effort to demonstrate our worthiness to lead, often we find ourselves in a hurry to provide answers. People want guidance, direction, and need to understand priorities.

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Importance of Work Life Balance

Career Advancement

“When you have balance in your life, work becomes an entirely different experience. There is a passion that moves you to a whole new level of fulfillment and gratitude, and that’s when you can do your best… for yourself and for others.”. Cara Delevingne~.

Want to be Successful at Selling Advertising Online? Here are a Few Things to Consider

Women on Business

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The Secret to Credibility, Influence, and Impact

Leadership Freak

A credibility gap ends influence and limits impact. All that’s left – once credibility is lost – is the use of position and power. According to Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner The Five… Continue reading → Accountability Influence Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership Development organizational success

How do You Drive Website Conversions?

Strategy Driven

Having plenty of fresh visitors to your website is all well and good, but if you’re not converting those site visits into sales then you’re not actually accomplishing what you need.

When your manager asks you to work with a coach

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. Panic and fear have you in their grip you because your manager has asked you to work with an executive coach. What does that mean? Your mind is racing and going to the only plausible reason you can think of for him to suggest it: you’re in trouble. Wrong.

Why You Need These 2 Lists

Jason Womack

"But I thought you meant." Have you heard someone say that lately? Or, have you said it to someone you work or live with? Talking about your goals - out loud, and with the right people - is a sure. Balance Performance

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The Effort Illusion: Hard Work is the Answer

Leadership Freak

Repetition isn’t the answer when you aren’t getting where you want to go. But sometimes progress is the opportunity to sing again. Hard work isn’t the answer: #1. Hard work isn’t the answer… Continue reading → Encouragement Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

The Big Picture of Business – How Business Advice Turns Into Company Strategy

Strategy Driven

Within every corporate and organizational structure, there is a stair-step ladder. One enters the ladder at some level and is considered valuable for the category of services for which they have expertise.

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On-Demand Learning for New Leaders

Kevin Eikenberry

The need to develop and support new supervisors and leaders has never been higher; and the challenges and barriers to do so have grown too. Rather than making people wait or never providing development at all, we have a new solution to the new supervisor training dilemma.

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How to Honor Heart

Leadership Freak

Leaders typically honor results, but what are you doing to honor heart? Jamie Dimon said the secret of great leadership is humility and heart. Dimon is the CEO of America’s biggest bank, JPMorgan… Continue reading → Motivation Optimism Passion Leadership Development organizational success

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A Must-Read Guide for Starting a Warehousing Business

Strategy Driven

It’s common for both small businesses and independent contractors to have limited storage space for their products. To accommodate the growth of their business, they might turn to large warehouse facilities to house their ranges.

I Love Capitalism!

Leading Blog

I N ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, we all feel a bit entitled. Entitlement, writes John Townsend in The Entitlement Cure , “is the belief that I am exempt from responsibility and I am owed special treatment.” It’s about choosing the easy way instead of the hard way.

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How to Avoid the Most Seductive Leadership Mistake

Let's Grow Leaders

This leadership mistake is seductive–we know because we’ve been there. It feels good. It feels logical. And it’s the fastest way to stunt your growth as a leader. Have you ever sat in a leadership meeting or training and thought, “Oh, it’s so […].

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5 Tactics that Help You Increase Email Conversion Rates

Women on Business

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Are These Problems Restricting Growth In Your Business?

Strategy Driven

You may have the greatest product the world has ever seen (we like to be optimistic). Your staff may be of the highest calibre. And you have reliable customers using your business on a regular basis. But if your business isn’t growing, there is clearly something wrong somewhere.

Defending Your Right to Agree with Them

Execupundit

[Photo by Kristina Flour at Unsplash] Cultural Offering on Alan Dershowitz's encounter with open-mindedness on Martha's Vineyard

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Trouble Strikes When You Get Comfortable.

Rich Gee Group

To be successful in business — you need to keep this simple phrase front and center: “Never let a person who is more successful than you work harder than you.” ” In other words, trouble tends to strike when people get comfortable.

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3 Steps for Women Business Owners to Develop Supplier Relationships

Women on Business

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How to Bring in Remote Workers

Strategy Driven

Remote work is being spoken about more and more as the years go by. You may have already heard of this term in passing, if not know someone who is a remote worker.

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Execupundit

Rod Dreher on voxplaining rural America

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How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

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What is Ethics?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We are globally connected and becoming more aware of the complexity of our connections. We need a robust understanding of ethics - what it means, what it requires of us, and what we need to know and do to be ethical. As we learn about ethics, we need to understand it in a multidimensional way. One-dimensional definitions lead us down a single path and prevent us from seeing our broad responsibilities as citizens and leaders.

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Why Your Business Needs Insurance

Strategy Driven

Owning a business can be very rewarding, but it’s a lot of hard work too. As a business owner, you are responsible for the well-being of your business, which includes managing employees, inventory and other assets.